public schooling in Australia

Let’s stop talking about school choice and reconfigure what we are doing in Australia

By Stewart Riddle and David Cleaver

In a perfect world, public schooling would be able to honour its mission to provide access to high

Private interests shaping public education: let’s not follow the US example

By Christopher Lubienski

Private interests are playing an increasingly prominent role in public education. It is a global trend that is

Proud to be public: claiming back the essence of public schooling in Australia

By Alan Reid

A large achievement gap between rich and poor blights Australian education – and the gap appears to be widening. Australia is near the bottom of OECD countries in terms of equity in education. A major cause of the gap is that successive governments have diminished the strength of public education and, in so doing, increased

Educational researchers unite to challenge inequality in Australian schooling

By Stewart Riddle

Educational inequality in Australia is persistent. One in four young Australians are now being left behind according to